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Driving Change Episode 2: “Lifting Expectations”, will feature Mayye Zayed, director of the award-winning film Lift Like A Girl. Globally recognized Gender Equality Changemaker Karen Craggs-Milne and Canadian Olympic Swimmer and Medalist Hilary Caldwell will also be joining the discussion.

Episode 2 releases on July 9th, 2021. Zayed’s documentary Lift Like A Girl is an intimate journey into the inner life of an aspiring athlete and the female weightlifting community of Alexandria. For 4 years, Zebiba goes through victories and defeats, including major losses that shape her, as she finds her way from dust to gold. The conversation bounces between women in sports, the weightlifting community in Egypt and lifting the expectations of gender equality in sport


 

“Driving Change” hosted by activist David Peck! The 10 part series will tackle various social issues and explore the roles that media, awareness, education, and legislation play in offering solutions to these critical social challenges. 

Driving Change Episode 1: “Finding a Balance”, will feature Pulitzer-Prize winning Boston Globe reporter David Abel, director of the award-winning film ENTANGLED. Activist Paul Watson and North Atlantic right whale researcher Moira Brown will also be joining the discussion.

Episode 1 released on June 18th, 2021. Abel’s documentary explores how climate change has accelerated a collision between one of the world’s most endangered species, the North Atlantic right whale; North America’s most valuable fishery, the lobster industry; and federal agencies in the United States and Canada mandated to protect both. 

ABOUT DAVID PECK

David is a public engagement specialist, activist and founder of SoChange, a social enterprise that works alongside the corporate and NGO community in leadership development, innovation and entrepreneurship. His podcast Face2Face is heard in 20 plus countries and has logged over several million listens. Having someone like David on our team is important because it means that we can deliver a podcast hosted by someone who perfectly fits the views and goals of The Impact Series and is an industry veteran who can deliver hard hitting and impactful content.